learning increases productivity in the workplace
technology-driven society, computer skills are
becoming a requirement to complete your job
efficiently and effectively," says Dr Karin
Kemp, Procurement Manager for Continental Oil
Mills. Without skills in the use of a computer as
a business and communication tool, staff are
experiencing difficulties in meeting the
requirements of the job and the needs of the
company on a global scale.
Continental Oil Mills identified a need for IT
skills training and embarked on a skills
development programme to raise the level of skill
to better equip staff members for their positions
at the company.
members from Continental Oil Mills were selected
to attend integrated skills development training
programmes at Knowledge Network in Rivonia,
included skills training for those staff members
who had limited exposure to working in an
integrated computing environment and courses in
the integrated use MS Word and MS Excel in a
networked collaborative environment for those
staff members who required a higher level of skill
in these business tools to enable them to do their
Network is a training centre that equips you with
the necessary skills to double your output and
during the courses you gain the maximum skills
needed to be more proficient in the
workplace", says Dr Karin Kemp.
All courses were
run using the Knowledge Network ILAMM (Integrated
Learning and Mentoring Methodology).
methodology is unique and effective. Users gain
skills quickly, and are able to apply them
immediately to their jobs. The online manuals and
onscreen help tools were covered in detail thus
providing staff members with the coping skills
needed to solve their own problems on return
to the office," says Dr Karin Kemp.